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Slavic philology and languages (General)

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  • Sociocultural Perspectives on Language Change in Diasporaby David R. Andrews

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 125.00

    This book is a sociolinguistic examination of the Russian speech of the American “Third Wave”, the migration from the Soviet Union which began in the early 1970s under the policy of détente. Within the framework of bilingualism and language contact studies, it examines developments in emigré Russian with reference to the late... more...

  • Case and Aspect in Slavicby Kylie R. Richardson

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 134.99

    The role of structural case in syntax is arguably one of the most controversial topics in syntactic theory with important implications for semantic theory. This book focuses on some of the most puzzling case marking patterns in the Slavic languages and ties these patterns to different types of aspectual phenomena, showing that there is after all a... more...

  • Wörterbuch der Kollokationen im Deutschenby Uwe Quasthoff

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 252.00

    Collocations are frequently occurring combinations of words with a semantic motivation behind the link (e.g. brush teeth, dark night, high forehead etc.). This innovative dictionary registers for each base-word all the collocators possible in German, together, where appropriate, with their meanings and instances of their use. This productive dictionary... more...

  • Understanding Morphological Rulesby Stela Manova

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    This volume analyzes morphological and morphonological phenomena from a number of distinct Slavic languages. It does so in an innovative manner, yet also positions the analysis in the context of current morphological debates. It is thus a valuable contribution both to comparative Slavic morphology and general morphological theory. Moreover, the book... more...

  • Coding the Hypotheticalby Jane F. Hacking

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    Conditionals encode speculation. They convey how events could have been different in the past or present, or might be different in the future if particular conditions had been or will be met. While all languages afford the means to speculate or hypothesize about possible events, the ways in which they do so vary. This work explores some of this variation... more...

  • Aspect and Meaning in Slavic and Indicby Ranjit Chatterjee; Paul Friedrich

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 158.00

    Three features set this book apart from other recent publications on aspect. First, it looks closely at the language family, Slavic, that has been the main source of assumptions and data about aspect. Second, it looks upon the object of linguistic study, natural language, from an angle shared by thinkers on language whose prominence is still outside... more...

  • Emotive Signs in Language and Semantic Functioning of Derived Nouns in Russianby Bronislava Volek

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 165.00

    This monograph is intended as a contribution to the integral description of language and verbal communication. Chapter I and Chapters VII and VIII are concerned with general problems of emotivity and expressivity in language as such and on all linguistic levels. These chapters describe emotivity from a new semiotic perspective and suggest a typology... more...

  • Russian-English Dictionary of Verbal Collocationsby Morton Benson; Evelyn Benson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 158.00

    All languages are characterized by the regular cooccurrence of certain words; for example, we say in English, tall building but high mountain . These recurrent combinations or collocations are peculiar to each individual language and cannot be predicted by a learner of that language. There are thousands of striking collocational differences between... more...

  • See No Evil Digital Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.50

    The Teacher's Resource Guides provide 10 pages of activities and reproducible worksheets per novel to support the books and extend students' reading skills. A key at the end of each guide provides answers and sample responses. The activities give lower-level readers the tools to construct, extend, and examine the meaning of text. more...